The merger of Fairfax and Nine appears likely to go ahead, despite a recent share price slump.

Melbourne's Federation Square has been put up for heritage protection ...

New imaging and modelling technologies are transforming the field of plant science.

Engineers are working on new gloves that let users touch, grasp and manipulate virtual objects.

The Australian Academy of Science says a ‘downward-looking telescope’ should be used to unlock Australia’s hidden mineral wealth.

Crossbenchers are seeking to amend the government's Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement.

India's highest court has upheld the legality of a controversial biometric identity database.

Apple says the Federal Government’s new decryption bill could create security weaknesses and force it to spy on users.

Wikileaks has published the locations of Amazon Web Services (AWS) data centres.

Student activists have rallied against “weapons research” at the University of Adelaide.

Brisbane has been accused of ignoring allegations of unfair and unlawful treatment of sub-contracted IT workers.

Australian scientists have helped visualise a complex and critical part of photosynthesis.

The Federal Government has created a new body to help prepare for the pending arrival of automated vehicles.

Shares in accounting software company MYOB have soared after a takeover bid from New York-based private equity firm KKR.

Report say tech giants have been infiltrated by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese spies.

NBN Co has warned users that congestion on the network will rise.

A global study has found AI can perform better than doctors at predicting mental health outcomes.

An electronic capsule that measures gases in the gut could be available within just a few years.

CSIRO has announced it will compete in a high-tech US military mapping competition.

The Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to three researchers, including for the first time in 55 years, a woman.

Experts say legislation to expand surveillance into telecommunication devices could create “systemic weakness or vulnerability”.

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

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